Fragment of an eye inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVI, stairs

Dimensions

Length: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-470

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment of an eye-frame.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXVI (Amanitakaye), stairs. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition